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[UK] Proposal to make proxy tobacco purchase illegal welcomed by retailers

Industry representatives have welcomed the publication of regulations to make the proxy purchase of tobacco and nicotine inhaling products for under-18s an offence. The Nicotine Inhaling Products (Age of Sale and Proxy Purchasing) Regulations 2015 have
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:03
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[UK] ARCHIVE: Health groups dismayed by news 'big tobacco' funded rightwing thinktanks

The Adam Smith Institute and the Institute of Economic Affairs received money from cigarette firms...They have also criticised anti-tobacco measures such as the ban on smoking in pubs, arguing that they represent an attack on civil liberties.
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:57
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[UK] Half million youngsters to die smoking unless we make changes, warns charity

Young people under the age of 16 are still starting to smoke Cancer Research UK estimates that 2.7 million of today’s 12 million children younger than 16 will become smokers.
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 27, 2015 09:47
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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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[Florida] Parents want Volusia schools to crack down on smoking on campuses

Some Volusia County parents are accusing other parents of breaking the no-smoking rules at schools and exposing their children to secondhand smoke!. Channel 9's Blaine Tolison found a Facebook page with nearly 100 parents debating whether they should be
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Feb 26, 2015 17:21
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[Europe, UK] Changes to tobacco regulations 2015/16 (PDF)

This document has been produced to provide local authorities with a summary of what these new regulations will, or are likely to, cover, when they are likely to be introduced, who will be responsible for enforcement, and what the penalty will be for non-
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:30
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[California] Some local cities receive failing grade in fight against tobacco / Calabasas drops to a B grade while Thousand Oaks earns a D

“Calabasas received an A overall in 2014 but in 2015 dropped to a B overall due to the increasing policy standards on what is considered smoke-free outdoor air, smoke-free housing and (reduction of) sales,”... The municipalities of Agoura Hills, Westlake
Thousand Oaks (CA) Acorn
added Feb 26, 2015 08:30
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[Kentucky] Foundations Look at Electronic Cigarettes - GrantWatch Blog

Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, pointed out in the release that the Bluegrass State is among many states that prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. ... Legacy issued a December 16 press release on the newe
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 25, 2015 20:05
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[California] E-cigarette may have caused home explosion that injured O.C. teen

The 17-year-old boy injured in the blast was being taken to a hospital before police and paramedics arrived at the home, Dunn said. His injuries are not life-threatening, but his exact condition was unknown.
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 25, 2015 19:54
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[California] EDITORIAL: It's time to tighten the rules on e-cigarettes

The Legislature should approve SB 140, which would make the sale of e-cigarettes to minors a misdemeanor...a new report by the California Department of Public Health casts doubt on one of the informal claims about e-cigarettes: that they help smokers qui
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 25, 2015 19:42
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